Match No. 361 - Thursday, 7th June 1962, 3:00pm

      • 1
      • Georgi NaydenovGeorgi Spirov Naydenov.
        Born 28th May 1970, Sofia.
      • 12
      • Dobromir ZhechevDobromir Georgiev Zhechev.
        Born 12th Nov 1942, Sofia.
      • 3
      • Ivan DimitrovIvan Milanov Dimitrov.
        Born 14th May 1935, Sofia.
      • 13
      • Petar VelichkovPetar Yordanov Velichkov.
        Born 8th Aug 1940, Bulgaria.
      • 5
      • Dimitar KostovDimitar Ivanov Kostov.
        Born 27th Jul 1936, Bulgaria.
      • 6
      • Nikola KovachevNikola Dimitrov Kovachev.
        Born 4th Jun 1934, Blagoevgrad.
      • 16
      • Aleksandar KostovAleksandar Dimitrov Kostov.
        Born 2nd Mar 1938, Sofia.
      • 8
      • Dimitar DimovDimitar Pentchev Dimov.
        Born 13th Dec 1937, Plovdiv.
      • 15
      • Georgi AsparuhovGeorgi Rangelov Asparuhov.
        Born 4th May 1943, Sofia.
      • 10
      • Ivan KolevIvan Petkov Kolev.
        Born 1st Nov 1930, Plovdiv.
      • 19
      • Dinko DermendzhievDinko Tsvetkov Dermendzhiev.
        Born 2nd Jun 1941, Plovdiv.
        • 1
        • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 24th of 33 caps
          26 years, 10 months, 16 days
          Goalkeeper
        • 2
        • Jimmy ArmfieldBlackpool, 28th of 43 caps
          26 years, 8 months, 16 days
          Right Back
        • 3
        • Ray WilsonHuddersfield, 14th of 63 caps
          27 years, 5 months, 21 day
          Left Back
        • 16
        • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 4th of 108 caps
          21 years, 1 month, 25 days
          Right Half
        • 15
        • Maurice NormanSpurs, 4th of 23 caps
          28 years, 0 months, 30 days
          Centre Half
        • 6
        • Ron FlowersWolves, 35th of 49 caps
          27 years, 10 months, 10 days
          Left Half
        • 17
        • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 32nd of 36 caps
          28 years, 0 months, 11 day
          Outside Right
        • 8
        • Jimmy GreavesSpurs, 21st of 57 caps
          22 years, 3 months, 16 days
          Inside Right
        • 19
        • Alan PeacockMiddlesbrough, 2nd of 6 caps
          24 years, 7 months, 9 days
          Centre Forward
        • 10
        • Johnny HaynesFulham, 55th of 56 caps
          27 years, 7 months, 21 day
          Inside Left
          (c)21st captaincy
        • 11
        • Bobby CharltonMan Utd, 38th of 106 caps
          24 years, 7 months, 27 days
          Centre Forward

      England Starting Formation

        2-3-5

      Notes

      Sources

      • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
      • Official FIFA report
      • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

      Managers

      Referee

      • Belgium Antoine Blavier

      Attendance

      • 5,700

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, losing -18 ranking points to 1945 points England - 6th
      • Bulgaria - 23rd

      World Cup 1962

      (Group 4)

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        • Final Standings.